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Raise Your Game: How to succeed at work by Peter J. A. Shaw

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Chapter 1. Develop Your Strengths

Knowing your strengths provides a sound basis for building for the future. They are the best basis on which you can build. You need to recognise your strengths, grow your strengths, observe your strengths and look after your strengths. Strengths need nurturing and cannot just be taken for granted. Strengths are not just what we perceive about ourselves but are what others perceive about the particular qualities we bring.

Why are strengths important?

There is a danger that you are not accurately aware of your strengths and talents. Often, as people grow, they become experts in describing their own weaknesses and spend time trying to address these faults rather than building on their strengths. As a result, some of ...

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